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Travel Blogs from San Sebastián - Donostia
... to Geoff that I thought Hendaye was in the opposite direction. Agreeing, we wait for the train to loop back or shunt out and then head towards its, in our minds, proper destination.
It was not to be and an announcement over the speaker system confirms our fears that this was the train to Paris!! Thankfully it stopped at Biarritz, where we got off waited and caught the train to Hendaye which we would and should have caught at St Jean which was running forty five minutes late. ...
Spanish haciendas that were so popular in Australia in the 70’s (admittedly we
did not travel any further south than Madrid, so maybe they are all there
waiting for us).
We travelled along many minor roads which had two
plusses, we got to see much more of the local villages and we avoided some of
the more ridiculous tolls. Arrived about
lunch time the following day in a seaside resort that looked to all intent as
if someone had come ...
Arrived in San Sebastian after an overnight stop in Rome LUGGAGE-LESS.. An Australian boy had mistakenly taken mine & little did I know @ this point I would spend the next 14 days attempting to track down it's where about's. But it didn't put a dampener on things~~~~~ Urban house was to be my home for the next little bit.. Run down & bathrooms on the grotty side but a great place to meet people! Was roomed with ...
... reminded me of Noosa when it was first built and had smaller funky restaurants and cafes and was less populated than Biarritz. We really liked the relaxing vibe and planned on coming back for a day.
Finding our apartment in Biarritz was a little difficult and there was no where to park. We ended up parking in an underground public car park and walking all our luggage and groceries up a steep hill to our place. Biarritz is a very hilly surf town but very pretty. There is good ...
... that but the rain had almost gone so no real issues.
We then did a bit of shopping for bits and pieces before getting the bus back to Maretha's which involved a little ferry boat trip over the river - lasts about 20 seconds but saves about 10km in the trip so well worth it.
The timing was magnificent as not long after arriving the sky's really opened and the rain was bouncing. The forecast is much the same ...